Karnataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar welcomed by supporters at Bengaluru airport

Karnataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar was released from Tihar Jail on Wednesday after the Delhi HC approved his bail plea landed today in Banglore where his followers have planned a big reception.

Karnataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar welcomed by supporters at Bengaluru airport
Karnataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar welcomed by supporters at Bengaluru airport.

Karnataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar was released from Tihar Jail on Wednesday after the Delhi HC approved his bail plea landed today in Banglore where his followers have planned a big reception.

However, he spent more than 50 days in custody after the Enforcement Directorate arrested him on 3rd September.

Meanwhile, according to reports he was expected to arrive Banglore airport at 2.30 pm where Congress workers and members has planned to welcome him with a grand party.

Meanwhile, on Wednesday, The Delhi High Court granted bail to Congress leader DK Shivakumar in a money laundering case against a personal bond of Rs 25,000 and in the peak court has asked Shivakumar to cooperate with the investigation and not to influence any witnesses of the case. He is also restricted from going abroad, without seeking due permission from the court.

Meanwhile, the money laundering case was registered against him by the ED in September last year, based on an Income Tax department complaint. The I-T Department, during the initial probe, had found unaccounted and mis reported wealth allegedly linked to Shivakumar.